Family:Whitney, Wight Lawson (1847-1907)
Wight Lawson Whitney (Newell, Job [prob.] Benjamin6 Solomon5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Newell and Eliza Ann (Fenton) Whitney, born 19 Mar 1847, Lowville, WI, and died 30 Dec 1907, MN.
He married, about 1873, Eliza Ann Dorburgh,daughter of Adam and Clarinda (Gates) Dornburgh. She was born 27 Nov 1851, WI, and died 10 May 1930, Mitchell, IA.
Children of Wight Lawson and Eliza Ann (Dorburgh) Whitney:
i. Ida Whitney, b. ca. 1874, IA; m. 4 Oct 1899, Meadow Township, IA, Lee Cornell, son of A. and Rose (Dornburg) Cornell. ii. Edna Irene Whitney, b. ca. 1876, IA; d. 5 Jan 1961, Northwood, IA; m. 4 Jul 1897, Fostoria, IA; m. Arthur E. Finch. iii. George Wayne Whitney, b. 10 Aug 1877, IA; m. 28 Nov 1907, Stearns Co., MN, Mary C. Smith. iii. Charles Lawton Whitney, b. 28 Mar 1878, IA. iv. Ada C. Whitney, b. Mar 1878, IA; m. 1 Jan 1906, Stearns Co., MN, Elmer E. Smith. v. Ella E. Whitney, b. Mar 1878, MN.
Newel WHITNEY 60 Self M M W OH Farmer NY NY Eliza A. WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Della WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W WI At School OH NY Wight WHITNEY 33 Son M M W WI Farmer OH NY
Wight L. WHITNEY 33 Self M M W WI OH OH Eliza A. WHITNEY 28 Oth F M W WI NY NY Ida WHITNEY 6 Oth F S W IA WI WI Edna WHITNEY 4 Oth F S W IA WI WI George WHITNEY 2 Oth M S W IA WI WI Charles WHITNEY 2M Oth M S W IA WI WI Edwin FINCH 17 Oth M W NY Laborer NY NY
- 1885 State, LeRoy Township, Mower Co., MN.
- 1895 State, LeRoy Township, Mower Co., MN.
- 1900, Meadow Township, Clay Co., IA:
101 101 Whitney, Wight L. Head W M Mar 1847 53 mar 27 Wisconsin Ohio Ohio Farmer, Rents farm -----, Eliza M. Wife W F Nov 1851 48 mar 27 6ch 6liv Wisconsin New York New York -----, George W. Son W M Aug 1877 22 sgl Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin Farmer -----, Charley L. Son W M Mar 1878 20 sgl Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin Farm laborer -----, Ada C. Dau W F Jun 1882 17 sgl Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin At school -----, Ella E. Dau W F Dec 1893 6 sgl Minnesota Wisconsin Wisconsin At school
- 1905 State, Raymond, Stearns Co., MN.
- Census records.